Dallas Cowboys: Since 1997, the Jones family has dedicated the Cowboys’ annual Thanksgiving Day halftime performance as a national showcase to kick off The Salvation Army’s iconic Red Kettle Campaign. | Image courtesy: dallascowboys.com
Houston Churches as Temporary Shelters: Andrew Doyle, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas. “We want to emphasize that we need to wait until the danger has passed to make our response so as not to complicated further the ongoing rescue operations.” | Image: Texas National Guard
Deeply rooted in the local and global communities, the Potter’s House charter is to extend a “hand of help to the needy, a heart of compassion to the hurting, and a message of empowerment to the disenfranchised." | Image courtesy: thepottershouse.org
Texas Church Shooting: According to U.S. Air Force officials, a review has been launched on how the service handled the criminal records of former Airman Devin P. Kelley following his 2012 domestic violence conviction. | Image courtesy: (Todd Heisler/The New York Times)
Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts: Jeff Nene with Convoy of Hope joined Cash and Summer from the KTTS Morning Show to talk about the Springfield-based charity's efforts in helping those affected by Hurricane Harvey and what you can do to contribute! The storm left massive devastation in the Texas region and has already been associated with the loss of 7 lives.
As a faith-based, nonprofit organization Convoy of Hope has helped more than 80 million people throughout the world by sharing food, water, emergency supplies, agricultural know-how, and opportunities that empower people to live independent lives, free from poverty, disease and hunger.
Joy at Christmas: Even in the face of this unspeakable tragedy of losing 8 family member during the Texas church shooting in Sutherland, Joe Holcombe says there will still be joy at Christmas this year. | Image courtesy: (Eric Gay - AP/REX/Shutterstock)
Hurricane Harvey: Many of Houston’s streets were rendered impassable, complicating the focus on rescuing residents isolated by floodwaters or trapped in areas where the water was rising. | Image courtesy: Julie Turkewitz/The New York Times